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AA flight makes emergency landing in Albuquerque

January 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An American Airlines flight heading from Las Vegas to Dallas has made an emergency landing in Albuquerque. American Airlines spokesman Matt Miller says Flight 1868 landed safely around 8:20 a.m. Friday at Albuquerque International Sunport after the crew discovered of an issue with one of the plane’s generators. The...

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Vanilla Ice, Naughty By Nature coming to NM

January 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Southeastern New Mexico will soon be kicking it V.I.P. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/10gcI0t) that 1990s era hip-hop artist Vanilla Ice is scheduled to perform in April at the Lea County Event Center in Hobbs. The Dallas-born Vanilla...

Gov. Martinez proposes 4 percent budget increase

January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez proposed a nearly $5.9 billion state budget on Thursday that’s close to the overall spending recommendations of a legislative panel, but the administration’s plan for tax cuts and merit pay...

Houston-born bishop to lead Las Cruces Diocese

January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has appointed a Houston-born bishop as the next bishop of the Diocese of Las Cruces. Bishop Oscar Cantu, auxiliary bishop of San Antonio, was introduced Thursday at a press conference in Las Cruces and will replace...

‘Hiroshima’ LANL protesters avoid jail

January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Six protesters arrested at the gates of Los Alamos National Laboratory on the anniversary of the atomic bomb drop on Japan will avoid jail time. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/RI3Zzk) that Los Alamos Municipal Court...

Santa Fe Community College gets OK for new center

January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Community College has clearance from the state Higher Education Department to build a new center to provide bachelor’s and master’s degrees in partnership with three other schools. The department’s Capitol...

NMSU selected as child protection training center

January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University has been selected to serve as a regional training center for prosecutors, law enforcement officers and others who focus on child protection efforts. Gov. Susana Martinez made the announcement Wednesday at...

Legislative panel proposes state worker pay raises

January 9, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State workers in New Mexico would receive a 1 percent salary increase — their first across-the-board raise since 2008 — and state police officers would get a 3 percent pay hike under budget recommendations released Wednesday by a...

Sen. Papen confident of winning Senate leader race

January 9, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mary Kay Papen of Las Cruces says she’s confident of becoming the Senate’s top leader next week when the Legislature convenes. Papen told reporters on Wednesday in Santa Fe that she has a majority of the...

Roswell police posting daily mug shots on Facebook

January 9, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The Roswell Police Department is using Facebook to post photos of all those arrested each day and allowing users to share those images across the social media world. The mug shots are of people arrested for drug, shoplifting, drunken...